Thesaurus

leg

noun

Synonyms of leg

1 a lower limb of an animal
  • he broke his leg when he accidentally stepped in that gopher hole

Synonyms for leg

Words Related to leg

2 a portion of a trip
  • on the first leg of the cruise they went south to the Caribbean

Synonyms for leg

Words Related to leg

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About leg

Time Traveler for leg

Time Traveler

The first known use of leg was in the 13th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Leg.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leg. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on leg

Dictionary: Definition of leg

Medical Dictionary: Definition of leg

Nglish: Translation of leg for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of leg for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about leg

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!